I have a 89 GMC suburban 4x4 1/2 ton what is the differance between V1500 & R1500


Asked by independent Feb 20, 2012 at 08:34 PM about the 1989 Chevrolet Suburban

Question type: General

I want to buy a crate motor and they are asking is it a V1500 or R1500 and i can't find that information ant where what is the differance. I know it is a 1500 but don't know if it is a V or R 1500

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contact a dealer parts department and give them the vin. they will be able to tell you all the information you could require.

Jeremy Slay

V1500 is a 2 wheel drive 1/2 ton R1500 us a 4 wheel drive

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Billy Schroeder

I have a two wheel drive suburban it's a R1500 iv owned it 8 years now

Billy Schroeder

I u need to know any thing about your ask me I'll tell u if I know. I'm restoring mine

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